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Category Archives for Labor Relations

HR Policies and Procedures

How Do I Ensure My HR Policies and Procedures Don’t (Unintentionally) Break Any Laws?

Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures are the heart of an organization’s equitable treatment of employees and the basic starting point for employee engagement. They must be legal, fair, thorough and unbiased. It’s an enormous challenge to meet these requirements in a business world where each generation has different expectations. In addition, government laws and regulations regularly change.

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Anticipating Staffing Shortages: Do You Have a Plan In Place? (Guest: Michele Vincent)

On this episode of ProjectHR, Michele Vincent discusses worker shortages, contingent workers and the critical need for organizations to have staffing contingency plans in advance of disruptions that create a need for temporary work.

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Catching Up With The CUE Conference: Michael VanDervort

Michael VanDervort, the Executive Director of CUE, joins us to talk about the Cue Conference. We discuss conference history, details, and more!

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HR Audits

The Evolution of HR Audits

The following is a guest post from Ronald Adler, President-CEO, Laurdan Associates, Inc. Evolution is a process of change. In recent years we have seen a significant change in the HR auditing process, in the value derived from HR auditing, and in the HR audit tools used. HR audits have evolved from a simple checklist […]

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Projections Most Popular Articles of 2018

Check out our top articles from 2018, on culture, engagement and a few surprise categories!

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Why A Little Warble May Be Your Next Big Thing

As a human resources or labor relations professional, you probably see your fair share of employee complaints. Issues that need resolution… and those that just seem like the employee is “overreacting.” How can you tell the difference? How can you address employee concerns and maintain high engagement levels? Complaints range from an immensely irritating colleague […]

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Why You Need a “Full-Stack” HR Professional

The role of Human Resources (HR) professionals has become more strategic due to a variety of factors, including technology and the globalization of the labor force. As such, today’s HR professional must have a range of skills. The contemporary HR professional must know how to be a strategic partner to top organizational┬áleaders, as well as […]

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An Ounce of Prevention: The Comprehensive HR Audit

An internal HR audit has the same goal as any other audit: to scrutinize business operations to ensure best practices are in place and consistently applied. Of course, an HR audit is exclusively focused on HR practices, offering an opportunity to identify deficiencies in employment policies and their application, employment-related documentation, and compliance with relevant […]

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Conducting an HR Audit

Creating a More Engaged Workforce With Improved Policies

Creating a highly engaged workforce has become a vital aspect of business success. Statistically, employee engagement has been poor in the last few years. According to recent data from Gallup, nearly 70 percent of the American workforce is disengaged; around the world it’s worse, with only 15 percent of workers engaged. When employee engagement is […]

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Never Mind the Alarmists: AI Isn’t the Workplace Apocalypse

Contrary to popular belief, artificial intelligence, or AI, is no longer relegated to science fiction novels and “think pieces” on future innovations. In reality, AI has already arrived and is much more pervasive than most people realize. For HR professionals, the technology is already providing dividends in the areas of recruiting, onboarding, and training procedures […]

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